How many minutes in 1 hour?
The answer is 60.

We assume you are converting between **minute** and **hour**.

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The SI base unit for **time** is the second.

1 second is equal to 0.016666666666667 minutes, or 0.00027777777777778 hour.

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A minute is: * a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an hour and to 60 seconds. (Some rare minutes have 59 or 61 seconds; see leap second.)

The hour was originally defined in Egypt as 1/24 of a day, based on their duo-decimal numbering system (which counted finger joints on each hand).

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